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Posted on: March 27, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Media Release #2 COVID-19 - March 27, 2020

For Immediate Release


Phone: 980-432-1800

Rowan County COVID-19 Confirmed Cases: 14     

Rowan County Heath Department Announces First Death Related to 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Rowan County Health Department has confirmed that a patient who tested positive for COVID-19 has died. The patient was in the high risk category due to age and underlying medical conditions. They were a resident of Rowan County. 

Rowan County Public Health Department Announces Number of COVID–19 Tests Submitted to State

Rowan County Health Director Nina Oliver has reported that 312 tests have been submitted to The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. This number includes 298 negative and 14 positive results. These results are from the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and all reporting hospital and commercial labs. 


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